Category Archives: University of Toronto

New Book by Rotman School Professor Examines How Firms Manage Disruption

Toronto, ON – Almost twenty years ago Clayton Christensen popularized the term disruption in his book The Innovator’s Dilemma, writing of disruption as a set of risks that established firms face. Since then, few have closely examined his account. A new … Continue reading

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Understanding and Improving Governance, Accountability and Transparency in the Pharmaceutical Sector

Toronto, ON – The University of Toronto and the World Health Organization are proud to launch the WHO Collaborating Centre for Governance, Accountability and Transparency for the Pharmaceutical Sector with a policy workshop and celebration at the Leslie Dan Faculty of … Continue reading

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Rotman Professor Wins a 2016 Killam Prize from the Canada Council for the Arts.

Toronto, ON – An economist at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management is the recipient of a prestigious award from the Canada Council for the Arts. Dan Trefler, a professor of business economics who holds the J. Douglas and … Continue reading

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Rotman Professors Win 2016 Fellowship and Governor’s Awards from the Bank of Canada

Toronto, ON – Two professors at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management have been named as the recipients of prestigious research awards from the Bank of Canada today. Dan Trefler, a professor of business economics who holds the … Continue reading

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U of T Supermileage Team to unveil new fleet of super-efficient student-built vehicles

Toronto, ON – Imagine driving from Toronto to San Francisco and back on three litres of gasoline. That’s exactly the kind of vehicle a University of Toronto Suoermileage Team, will be unveiling on April 16 along with another battery-electric powered car. It’s … Continue reading

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Rotman Faculty Member Honoured as an Outstanding B-School Professor

Toronto, ON – For the third consecutive year, a faculty member at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management has been named as one of the Most Outstanding 40-Under-40 B-School Professors by the business education site Poets&Quants. András Tilcsik … Continue reading

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University of Toronto faculty, alumni inducted into Canada’s Medical Hall of Fame

Toronto, ON – Members of University of Toronto’s faculty and alumni will be inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame at a ceremony taking place today at McMaster University, taking four of this year’s six spots. “This is something … Continue reading

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Four Toronto universities release findings of student transportation needs

Toronto, ON – StudentMoveTO, a collaboration between Toronto’s four universities to address student transportation needs, found that students in the GTA are spending too much time commuting to and from classes each day. The findings are the result of a joint … Continue reading

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Yeast Against the Machine: Bakers’ Yeast Could Improve Diagnosis

Toronto, ON – It’s easier than ever to sequence our DNA, but doctors still can’t exactly tell from our genomes which diseases might befall us. Professor Fritz Roth is setting out to change this by going to basics — to our … Continue reading

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Joseph Rotman leaves $30 million legacy gift to Rotman School of Management

Toronto, ON – The estate of Joseph Rotman is making a landmark $30 million gift to the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.  The gift will help the Rotman School, already one of the leading global brands in management education, … Continue reading

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